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Deputy Mayor is guest of honour at Hampton Academy Art Exhibition Private View

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Deputy Mayor is guest of honour at Hampton Academy Art Exhibition Private View

12:06pm Monday 14th July 2014

Hampton Academy students and their parents were delighted that Cllr Peter Buckwell, Deputy Mayor of Richmond, attended the Private View of their GCSE Art Exhibition which is on display in the cafe of the White House Community Centre in Hampton Square all summer.

Teen Tech Triumph!

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Teen Tech Triumph!

11:55am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Three Year 8 students from Hampton Academy Zoe Gahn, Catherine Ross and Natasha Palmer, pulled off an amazing achievement in the national Teen Tech awards 2014, held at the Royal Society Hall in London.

TRAIL COUPLE HIT THE 1,100 MILE MARK

Richmond and Twickenham Times: TRAIL COUPLE HIT THE 1,100 MILE MARK

10:06am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A young couple from Twickenham have reached the big halfway mark on their epic 2,168 mile charity hike through the United States of America.

MATRIX#2 at The Landmark Midsummer Arts Fair

Richmond and Twickenham Times: MATRIX#2 at The Landmark Midsummer Arts Fair

7:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

PRESS RELEASE The Landmark Midsummer Art Fair in Teddington is now a well-established venue for contemporary artists and makers. But perhaps less well known is the opportunity afforded to emerging artists to exhibit as part of The Landmark Launchpad.

Damage to Marble Hill Park by Food Festival

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Damage to Marble Hill Park by Food Festival

1:57pm Monday 9th June 2014

It looks like enormous tractors have been allowed to drive over the grass without any track way and they have left the lawns completely churned up.

The Duck d'Orleans finds fame in the bird world

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Duck d'Orleans

4:35pm Thursday 5th June 2014

First, the Orleans House Gallery Duck d'Orleans was solo, then he met his Duckchess - now it looks like he is forming a band!

Deer attacking dogs and people in Richmond Park

Richmond and Twickenham Times: deer attacking dogs & people in Richmond Park

3:16pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Please can you highlight this on your web site to try to save more dogs being killed this weekend?

Greyhound safely back after 5-mile run from thunderstorm

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Greyhound safely back after 5-mile run from thunderstorm

10:47am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Reiki Teacher and local resident Torsten Alexander Lange could barely believe where his beloved Greyhound Lady was fund after running away from a thunderstorm: In Surbiton – a good 5 miles from his home in Ham! “Just imagine how many roads she must have crossed . Even really busy ones!”

Rowing Squad take gold for Richmond

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Rowing Squad take gold for Richmond

8:11am Monday 2nd June 2014

On Saturday 31st of May the rowing squad for Richmound London Youth Games travelled to the London Docklands to compete at the London Youth Games Regatta.

Local Food Writer wins Gold at British Rowing Masters Championships

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Local Food Writer wins Gold at British Rowing Masters Championships

7:48am Thursday 29th May 2014

Joy Skipper who is local to Richmond has just won Gold as a single sculler in the British Rowing Masters Championships, which took place in Nottingham last Sunday.

Retirement of local GP

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Retirement of local GP

7:46am Thursday 29th May 2014

Dr Jim Brockbank has retired after 26 years at Park Road Surgery. Jim is a much loved General Practitioner who has been the senior partner at the practice for many years, as well as involved with the training of new GPs and will be missed by patients and staff alike. Over the years Jim has also taken part in charity events, such as epic cycle rides and was in this paper recently when he shaved off his moustache for charity.

Palestinian students visit Teddington

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Palestinian students visit Teddington

11:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

Dr Rola Jadellah from Jenin, Palestine, addressed the Rotary Club of Teddington & the Hamptons during a recent visit to the area.

World War 1 medals lost

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Trying to find, desperately seeking, genealogy, missing people

9:44am Tuesday 27th May 2014

I would like to trace the two WW1 medals, metal commemorative plaque and framed letter from the King for my uncle, Cpl. Greville G Lawrence who was killed on 10 Nov 1915 aged 17.

Duck and Duckchess d'Orleans - The Story Continues...

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Duck and Duckchess d'Orleans - The Story Continues...

2:11pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

The Duck and Duckchess d'Orleans were spotted early this morning leisurely walking around the grounds near the Octagon Room at Orleans House Gallery. They looked very much at home surveying their new Duckdom.

Twickenham Not So Green

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Twickenham Not So Green

7:58am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Overflowing rubbish bins and plastic bags full of food remains were too much of a temptation to foxes and crows on Sunday night. These pictures were taken on Monday morning and by then, much of the debris from weekend picnickers was spread around the green. By lunchtime the litter had been cleared up and bagged for collection.

German students rowing send off

Richmond and Twickenham Times: German students rowing send off

7:53am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Wandering down by Richmond Riverside this past Sunday around noon, I happened upon what appeared to be a group of German students setting off on a rowing trip. The photo that came out best was actually the one of the spectators cheering them on.

Care staff looked after for a change

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Care staff looked after for a change

12:18pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

The care staff of Abbeyfield Victoria House Care Home, Kew are enjoying three outings with the River Thames Boat Project, the Richmond based charity.

New Georgians exhibition at Orleans House Gallery

Richmond and Twickenham Times: New Georgians exhibition at Orleans House Gallery

8:53am Tuesday 13th May 2014

This exhibition, part of the Richmond upon Thames Georgian Festival, commemorates this historical event through a display exploring the life and local links of Queen Caroline of Ansbach (1683-1737), wife of King George II. Caroline lavishly dined in the Octagon Room on a visit here in 1729. Her husband’s mistress, Henrietta Howard, lived at the nearby Marble Hill House.

Falcons Fly the flag of Remembrance

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Falcons Fly the flag of Remembrance

12:43pm Monday 12th May 2014

Children, parents and invited guests poured through the doors of the Falcons School for Boys,on Thursday, to enjoy a celebration of the Arts. What started as a wet and grey evening, soon turned into an explosion of colour, music and poetical performances- all presented by boys aged three to thirteen!

The Mayor At the chestnut parade

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Mayor At the chestnut parade

9:28am Monday 12th May 2014

The Mayor At the chestnut parade Based on information supplied by Sean ONeill.

Richmond kids taking on 3 Peaks Challenge for charity

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Richmond kids taking on 3 Peaks Challenge for charity

9:26am Monday 12th May 2014

Richmond family the Rushby's will be taking on a big adventure challenge at the end of May. They will be attempting the 3 Peaks Challenge, getting up and down the highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales within 24 hours. Parents Mail and Phil will be joined by boys James (10) and Daniel (8). If successful, they believe that Daniel will be the youngest person to have achieved this feat.

An Appeal for a Primary School in the Philippines

9:21am Friday 9th May 2014

9th May 2014 Dear Sir/Madam, Appeal to Help Guadulupe Elementary School, Coron Philippines.

The Duck finds his Duck-chess

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Duck finds his Duckchess

3:09pm Thursday 8th May 2014

Following the recent news about the Orleans House Gallery Duck d'Orleans here is proof he has found his Duckchess.

Teddington Pupil wins Royal College of Art Competition

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Teddington Pupil wins Royal College of Art Competition

1:40pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

13 year old Flynn Berry of Teddington School came 2nd in the Young Art completion held annually by The Royal College of Art yesterday 29th April.

Murray Park 100

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Murray Park 100

10:04am Monday 28th April 2014

Murray Park in Whitton was formally opened on 1st May 1914 at 5pm precisely.

Sopranos to perform in Richmond Charity Opera Concert

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Local Sopranos perform in Charity Opera Concert

8:23am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Talented local Sopranos Corinne Hart and Rosalind O’Dowd are performing with Surrey-based Opera Foundry for their ‘Opera Obsession’ concert supporting Make-A-Wish Foundation. Both professional singers, Corinne is a post-graduate from the Royal Academy of Music, and Rosalind from Trinity Laban. Having recently performed the concert to great reviews in Guildford, it is sure to be a success in Richmond. Audiences will be able to hear excerpts from La Boheme, Tosca, Hansel and Gretel, Il Trovatore and more. Opera Foundry was formed two years ago under the baton of Surrey-based Musical Director Richard Cartmale, formerly of ENO and continues to build a strong reputation for the quality of it’s music and singers, a mix of fifteen local and London-based professional and pre-professional soloists. Artistic Director Elaine Way, who also lived in Twickenham for six years, is delighted to be returning with her soprano colleagues to perform in the area. ‘We hope to encourage a new generation of opera lovers by presenting opera without the wigs and crinolines, concentrating on the quality of the voices, music and drama – and without the hefty ticket price often associated with hearing opera’. The Opera Obsession concert is being held at Richmond Unitarian Church, Ormond Road, Richmond on Saturday 10th May 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 online from www.operafoundry.com or £11 on the door and include refreshments. The Make-a-Wish Foundation grants magical wishes for children and young people facing life threatening conditions.

Foggy Weather & Local Triathlon

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Foggy Weather & Local Triathlon

1:54pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Monday 21st April. 400 entrants, ranging from beginners to international athletes, took part in the first of 4 sprint triathlons for 2014 starting at Hampton Open Air pool. I marshalled the event and attached is an amazing foggy early morning image looking from near Dukes Head Passage in Bushy Park back towards the old car park. (2 photos attached) Based on information supplied by Mark Gee.

Ice Dancing Legend Roy Callaway died

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Ice Dancing Legend Roy Callaway died

8:30am Monday 14th April 2014

Roy Callaway was an extraordinary gentleman whose life revolved around ice skating and his love of ice dancing.

All pheasant and correct at Patisserie Valerie

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Given the bird

7:37am Tuesday 25th March 2014

Can you spot the watchful bird in this picture? Picture submitted by Paul Gray.

PICTURE: Hungry heron catches frog in Bushy Park

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Picture: Andrew Bessant

2:26pm Monday 24th March 2014

Thanks to Andrew Bessant for sharing this picture with our readers.

The Falcons School for Boys Remembers

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Falcons School for Boys Remembers

8:45am Monday 24th March 2014

The boys of the Falcons Prep school in Richmond have been commemorating the Centenary of World War One in their Arts department during the past term.

Intergenerational Artists At Work In Hampton

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Intergenerational Artists At Work In Hampton

1:54pm Thursday 20th March 2014

The Year 1 Art Group from Carlisle Infant School visited the Greenwwood Centre on Tuesday afternoon to work on three collaborative canvases with club members. A great time was had by all and the finished work will be hung as a triptych in Carlisle School Hall.

WELCOME TO TWICKENHAM ?!?

Richmond and Twickenham Times: WELCOME TO TWICKENHAM ?!?

10:56am Thursday 13th March 2014

What an appalling eyesore is the forecourt of Twickenham Station!

PICTURE: Pen Ponds Cafe, Richmond Park

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Penny Binstead - Richmond Park

5:11pm Monday 10th March 2014

Thank you to Penny Binstead for this lovely image of people enjoying the spring sunshine in Richmond Park.

Green flag award for Hampton Infant School and Nursery

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Members of the Eco-Team, names of children  from left to right - Warner Hogenbirk, Max Liddell, Isla Hiscott, Erin Mccarthy,   Tommy Rance, Rufus Kelly-Walker, Kuzey Akgun, Charlotte Tait, Orla Heath, Freddie Huntington

1:12pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Your News: Congratulations go to Hampton Infant School and Nursery, of Ripley Road in Hampton, who are delighted to have been awarded Green Flag Status from Eco-schools.

PICTURES: Thames floods Twickenham Riverside again

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Thames floods Twickenham Riverside again

8:34am Monday 3rd March 2014

Thanks to Chris Backhouse for these flooding pictures from Twickenham yesterday.

PICTURE: Stunning sunset at Barnes Bridge

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Picture: Quincy McBride

4:40pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

Thanks to Quincy McBride from Barnes for sharing this stunning picture of Barnes Bridge with our readers.

Your Pictures: Rather stunning morning with Bushy park wildlife

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Your Pictures: Rather stunning morning with Bushy park wildlife

11:48am Wednesday 11th December 2013

Picture by Nichola Ward from Hampton on Sunday, December 8

Warrior at the Worlds

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Warrior at the Worlds

8:58am Thursday 25th July 2013

Following a successful European Championship Regatta in Poznan, Poland; Teddington’s Jess Warrior has been selected to represent her country next weekend (1st-4th August) at the Canoe Sprint World Championships in Niagara Falls, Canada. Jess will be wearing the red, white and blue kit for the 3rd time this year after only starting the sport of Sprint Kayaking through a Talent Identification Scheme 3 years ago. She will be the only Brit who will be racing in two categories, the 500m K4 with her crewmates and the 200m K1 individual event where she will be racing against the best Junior Girls in the World.

Christ Church TG launches art exhibition

9:00am Wednesday 24th July 2013

Your News: CALLING ALL ARTISTS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS - Images of Chiswick Exhibition Announced Christ Church Turnham Green has announced an art exhibition and competition for young people that will be held in the church between 29th November and 1st December 2013. All proceeds raised will go towards our stonework restoration appeal.

‘Outstanding’ nursery with a fantastic adventure garden retains top Ofsted rating

5:24pm Tuesday 21st May 2013

A stunning children’s nursery has once again been awarded the ‘Outstanding’ rating following a recent Ofsted inspection.

Dorich House: A little gem of a museum

Richmond and Twickenham Times: A little gem of a museum

1:01pm Thursday 2nd May 2013

The Dorich House Museum orchard is in full bloom at the moment.

Local photography project needs 77, 94 and 96 year olds

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Local photography project needs 77, 94 and 96 year olds

5:10pm Wednesday 2nd January 2013

A locally run photography project is coming to the end of a 100 year journey, sort of.

Rugby Match Report - Richmond 38 Vs Lichfield 17

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Rugby Match Report - Richmond 38 Vs Lichfield 17

1:13pm Wednesday 12th December 2012

Richmond 38—17 Lichfield After featuring prominently in last weekend’s hat-trick win over New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium, Richmond and Lichfield’s England stars returned to club rugby and harsh reality: a long list of unavailable teammates who had picked up injuries during the Autumn Internationals and relegation to a side pitch because of a re-arranged men’s fixture.

Epic Thames walk for Ham Hydro community energy project

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Epic Thames walk for Ham Hydro community energy project

1:13pm Wednesday 12th December 2012

Ham Hydro's directors, volunteers and members of South West London Environment Network set out to walk the 'Tidal Stretch' on Saturday December 1.

Borough View

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Borough View

1:09pm Wednesday 12th December 2012

I took this picture in the afternoon of Thursday, November 29 using the camera app on my Samsung Galaxy II.

Pictures in the Borough

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Pictures in the Borough

12:07pm Tuesday 20th November 2012

Witnessing the high tide on Friday 16th November outside the White Hart, Barnes Based on information supplied by Nigel Baker.

Pictures in the Borough

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Pictures in the Borough

12:06pm Tuesday 20th November 2012

Witnessing the high tide on Friday 16th November outside the White Hart, Barnes Based on information supplied by Nigel Baker.

Ahmadiyya womens association of Roehampton do voluntary cooking

12:05pm Tuesday 20th November 2012

In Roehampton we Ahmadi women have had the opportunity to celebrate neighbours day in which many other ladies regardless of race or religion were invited.

Air Training Corps Cadets at Remembrance Day

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Air Training Corps Cadets at Remembrance Day

12:13pm Monday 12th November 2012

Remembrance Day Sunday 11 Nov, 2012.








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